Celebrating and sharing stories from those that embody the spirit of Antioch University and our founder, Horace Mann, as they win victories for humanity.
Join Simon Javan Okelo and Jasper Nighthawk as they interview leaders, students, and members of the global Antioch community.
Meet The Team
Jasper Nighthawk ’19 (Antioch Los Angeles, MFA) is Antioch’s Storyteller / Writer. You can find his features and profiles on Common Thread and in the Antioch Alumni Magazine. Find his fiction, poetry, and essays at jaspernighthawk.com. He lives in Los Angeles and on the Mendocino Coast with his partner and their cat.
Simon Javan Okelo is a father, media creator, DJ, musician, producer, logistician, and entrepreneur with roots in Kenya, who uses digital media and real-life events to promote and celebrate a fresh narrative about the African and African American experience both locally and globally.
Lauren Instenes recently completed her MA in oral history from Columbia University and is a passionate storyteller who uses digital media to amplify voices and stories that often go unheard. You can find her most recent work at midwestqueerspaces.com.